Vaness French, who turned Spanish-speaking farmworkers’ children in Mendota into chess champions, died March 1, 2016, at St. Agnes Medical Center in Fresno.
Vaness French, who turned Spanish-speaking farmworkers’ children in Mendota into chess champions, died March 1, 2016, at St. Agnes Medical Center in Fresno. Special to The Bee
Vaness French, who turned Spanish-speaking farmworkers’ children in Mendota into chess champions, died March 1, 2016, at St. Agnes Medical Center in Fresno. Special to The Bee

Vaness French, who made Mendota High students national chess champions, dies at 49

March 04, 2016 04:02 PM

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